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SCHOLARS CLASSICAL GREECE TOUR - 6 nights/7 days, arrive any Saturday, Sunday or Thursday April 1-October 28, 2018
3 nts in Athens
3 night
Classical Tour

Priced from
$1,275 per person
in a double room

guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 2 passengers

This is one of our motor coach Greece tours. Tour Athens and ancient sites on the Greek mainland and Peloponnese.


DAY 1 - ATHENS
Upon arrival in Athens, you will be met by a Ya'lla Tours USA representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight.

DAY 2 - ATHENS
Start the 1/2-day city tour by ascending to the Acropolis and the full splendor of the 5th-century BCE Athens. Visit the Propylaria (Gateway), the Temple of Athena Nike (Victory), the Parthenon and the Erechteion. Upon descent, pass Mars Hill, with the text of Paul's famous sermon inscribed on the rock at its foot. The expansive Agora of Athens, where the ancient philosophers counseled and taught, lies below. Continue to modern Athens and visit the Parliament, with its famous guards, the Plaka area, and other sites of this incredible city. Return to the hotel for overnight.

DAY 3 - OLYMPIA
Follow the coastal road along the Saronic Gulf, past the Corinth Canal and Old Corinth, to Epidaurus for a visit to the 4th-century BCE theater with its incredible acoustics. Then proceed to the town of Naflion for a short stop. Drive on to Mycenae, the center of one of Europe's earliest civilizations. According to legend, King Agamemnon led his Greek warriors from Mycenae to engage the Trojans in a war that lasted 10 years. Visit the archaeological site and the tomb of Agamemnon. Continue to Olympia through the central Peloponnese and the towns of Tripolis and Megalopolis. Arrive Olympia for dinner and overnight.

DAY 4 - DELPHI
Visit the archaeological site with the Sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, the ancient stadium, and the Archaeological Museum. Then, drive on through the plains of Eliad and Achaia to the magnificent bridge which crosses the Corinthian Bay from Rion to Antirion. Pass the picturesque towns of Nafpaktos (Lepanto) and Itea en route to Delphi, nestled in the mountains of Parnassus with an unforgettable view across acres of olive trees as far as the Gulf of Corinth. Delphi was the site of the famous Oracle of Apollo. Dinner and overnight in Delphi.

DAY 5 - KALAMBAKA
Visit the archaeological site of Delphi, the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios, and the Museum. See the City Treasuries, the delicate 5th-century statue of the Charioteer and other priceless art treasures discovered nearby. Depart for Kalambaka, a small town situated at the foot of the astonishing complex of gigantic stone pillars and monasteries of Meteora. Dinner and overnight in Kalambaka.

DAY 6 - ATHENS
Visit Meteora. Perched atop massive columns of rock, stand ageless monasteries which house exquisite specimens of Byzantine art.
Return to Athens for overnight.

DAY 7 -
You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.



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This tour includes a day cruise in the Saronic Gulf. If a day is not enough time on the water, check out our Scirocco tour, which includes the Scholar's Classical itinerary plus a 3-night cruise.

In Classical times, Corinth was a major center of trade, known for its wealth and extravagance. The ornate Corinthian order is a product of this era.

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